|Larry Wendt: 6 Text-Sound Pieces|
Six text-sound pieces by Larry Wendt, probably recorded in San Jose, around 1978. Born in Napa, California, in 1946, Wendt began experimenting with text-sound composition and musique concrète in the 1970s, and has been a frequent participant and organizer of sound poetry and electronic music festivals and events ever since. He has also written extensively about avant-garde and experimental art including several seminal books on sound poetry written in collaboration with Stephen Ruppenthal...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Larry Wendt; Text-sound compositions; Sound Poetry; Spoken Word
|Morning Concert with Larry Wendt and Stephen Ruppenthal|
In a two part program, Charles Amirkhanian has a giddy discussion about sound poetry with Stephen Ruppenthal and Larry Wendt. Featured music during the program include "Rain, Steam and Speed" (Wendt), and "Cloud Forests" (Ruppenthal), a live recording from the 1977 International Sound Poetry Festival in San Francisco.
Keywords: sound poetry; Stephen Ruppenthal; Larry Wendt; Charles Amirkhanian; KPFA; Morning Concert series; West Coast International Sound Poetry Festival